A supplement added to the feed of high-producing dairy cows reduced methane emissions by 30 percent and could have ramifications for global climate change, according to an international team of researchers.
Scientists with USDA's Agricultural Research Service have found that tannins extracted from quebracho trees could restrict the activity of bacteria that produce hydrogen sulfide and other sulfur compounds involved in th
Nearly all people initially think that a dead animal, if told nothing else about the carcass, smells badly. This is because typically their experiences are limited to road kill and mice in the garage. A well managed com
This week, a leading scientific publication published results of a study of the utility and mechanisms of OxC‐beta, a fundamentally new natural alternative to the use of antibiotics in livestock feeds.
n a recent feedlot trial conducted by Advanced Animal Diagnostics (AAD), the use of a new chute-side blood test (QScout® BLD) demonstrated that a feedyard in Nebraska could reduce antibiotic use 87% by selectively tr
What about beef production accounting for only 1.9 percent of total U.S. Greenhouse gas emissions? By comparison, transportation and electricity accounted for 25.8 percent and 30.6 percent of total U.S. greenhouse gas e
In a new report, the Government Accounting Agency (GAO) outlines the current lack of information on the use of animal-drug compounding, and calls on the FDA to modify its policies regarding compounded drugs.